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. >> the mayor will give the state of the city address this afternoon. >> she will address the tenure fiscal forecast. kim dacey joins us live with a preview. good morning. >> the tenured fiscal outlook was released last week. baltimore will be in financial ruin by 2022 unless budget cuts are made. in 10 years, it will be more than $2 billion in the hall. the city cannot tax its way out without losing more residents and businesses. the tax rates already the highest in the state. cuts will have to be made. the mayor will announce her ideas. she has given a few hints. making modern investments and changing the tax infrastructure to make baltimore more competitive for growth. >> if we act now, if we act decisively and boldly, we can change the trajectory for the city. >> the state of the city is that city hall at 2:30 this afternoon. we'll bring you the latest. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> president obama will deliver the first stage of the union address of his second term. he is expected to push immigration reform and will focus on middle class jobs. there could be big losses for small busin
from around the world. quex in her state of the city address, the mayor responded to a projected budget deficits that could bankrupt the city. she is proposing adding pensions for newly hired civilian employees and moving to a hybrid pension plan for newly hired police officers and that is not all. >> the mayor said earlier today that she has some very difficult decisions to make. you mentioned a few of them. sweeping cuts and reforms she addressed in her state of the city address. all these things need to be done to put the city on better financial footing. >> the question for this generation is this. well baltimore cement a true turnaround toward future growth or will we allow our victories to become a momentary pause, a footnote in the continuing story of decline? >> the mayor making it clear during her state of the city address monday that some unpopular choices are going to be made in order to save the city from financial ruin. this after a report last week conducted by a philadelphia financial firm showing in 10 years baltimore will be going -- will be $750 million in the red and
was able to escape safely. >> new details emerging from the ball -- bethany baltimore city woman whose body was found after a fire friday night. it turns that she knew her attacker. >> police have charged monty carter with murder. they seized over property and then he still alive. iel and tony fisher were still trying to absorb the fact she was dead. her body was discovered in the homes basement lying face down. >> she was restrained by electrical cords and take. >> conyers had suffered from head trauma. there was blood on the floor and covering the computer which appeared to be broken during the struggle. >> monty carter had some kind of casual dating situation. they had met online as the suspect had admitted. >> carter took her car and used your atm card to buy cigarettes and other items and sell them to buy drugs. he admitted he had been using heroin and cocaine for several days before the fire. police caught up with him saturday driving her car. meanwhile, the city health department is warning her death. she worked there as a researcher for the bureau of hiv services. correction was a v
>> big budget cuts are expected at the state of the city address this afternoon. >> could a familiar name be returning to maryland politics? >> a rainy monday morning but at least it is not snow. the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> so happy we dodged that blizzard. >> it was so close. we will have a lot of rain. we're starting out in the 30's this morning. we have a steady rain. it should taper off in a couple of hours. 37 degrees at the airport. it will become cloudy this afternoon with some and miss showers. we have some snow in the seven- day forecast. >> good morning. not the recipe for a nice morning rush. we are dealing with what roads -- wet roads. be careful as you make your approach to 95. 11 minutes in the outer loop northeast side. 12 minutes on the west side outer loop. the speech continued down to the beltway. -- those speeds continue down to the
raleigh's blake will give an evaluation of baltimore in her state of the city address and will discuss the 10-year fiscal forecast which recently showed the city needs to make mustard -- need to make major budget changes. it's the city's -- -- get this city stays in its current spending trajectory, it will be the -- in the whole within 10 years. economists said they cannot tax more. they said the mayor will announce major cuts and she has given hands of the changes and that will include eliminating the structural deficit and altering the city's tax structure to make baltimore more competitive for growth. >> if we act now, if we act decisively and boldly, we can change the trajectory for the city. >> the state of the city is at city hall at two o'clock this afternoon and will be streamed live on wbaltv.com. meanwhile, former maryland first lady, kendall ehrlich be jumping in the to the political sacred she will join a political delegate this afternoo in a form for candidates seeking to replace john leopold as anne arundel county executive. it will be held in odenton at 6:00 p.m. and app
city? the city council says could be better. >> may not juror laying out her detailed plan for the future of the city. >> reporter: she says the way to do this is to keep the city viable. speaking to a packed city count swibl she outlined her agenda for 2013. she says a study shows that unless the city gets its fitnesses in order, they will find a way to get it back in order by 2015. she's looking for an end of pension and looking for new hires in favor of a 401k type system. the mayor says the city needs to be competitive and some tough choices will have to be made. >> altogether, we can reduce the size of our work force by at least 10% a thru a combination of attrition and eliminating vacant positions. we can achieve this all without major lives and without reducing the quality of city services. >> reporter: also on the mayor's list, building new schools and helping to guide the city's finances over the long term within something she says could help lower property taxes by as much as 50 cents over the length of this plan. and we'll have reaction to the mayor's state of th
>>> we've heard baltimore is going broke. today we'll learn more about the city's other failures and successes. >>> she used to be maryland's first lady. now she wants to get into politics herself. we'll tell you what positions she's looking into. >>> an investigator remains suspicion about a deadly fire this morning. they're pretty certain someone set this on purpose. we'll have the late nest their investigation on this monday, february 11. good morning, maryland. >>> we hope you had a great weekend but those in the northeast had a major snowstorm. >> the blizzard has since drifted out to sea. this morning the cleanup efforts are under way. hundreds of thousands of people remain without power. >>> nearly three feet of snow blanketed parts of new england. no doubt about it if you have family up in that area, you heard from them. they're lucky if they had power this morning. >> the number is 220,000 people remain in the dark. >> also, they're going to get hit again today for today. we'll be dealing with sleet and freezing rain across the area and snow. the wintry mix is going to c
. >> reporter: just six weeks ago the city of baltimore was in the pope's mind and heart when he spoke with him in rome. >> his holiness expressed great reflection for the archdiocese of baltimore and he expressed his appreciate for the history of this archdiocese as the first and the oldest in these united states. >> reporter: with the pope stepping down, the focus is now turning to who will take his place. >> i do have a feeling that this time it'll be a younger person who's been kind of waiting in the wings, for this sort of period to resolve. >> reporter: and the pope will step down at the end of the month. i'm rochelle richie, back to you. >> the vatican hopes to have a new pope in time for easter at the end of march. >>> another developing story, wjz is following tonight. three people are dead following a shooting inside a delaware courthouse stunning people arriving for court this morning. jessica kartalija has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: police are still trying to determine a motive behind this shooting. dellware police are
working through northern maryland down towards d.c., down to the south, dale city and then a heavier band that is out to the east now pushing across the bay just east of annapolis. back side of this now pushing into the mountains and we should see the rain move out by 8:00, 9:00 this morning. temperatures at reagan national, 38 degrees. 49 in columbus. see a little of that green on the map. that is is warmer air that will get in here today. we are expecting highs to jump into the upper 50s, maybe some 60s. 52347 washington. there you go, 62 in fredericksburg. lower 50s north and west. hagerstown, 53 degrees. lots of clouds later today. might be a peek of sun by 4:00, 5:00 today. we'll be in for a nice look being day and a warm day tomorrow. i'll have details on that in just a minute. >> 25 in boston. think how cold it is if people don't have power. >> i thought i was having problems because my little mini heater in the pink palace is not working right today. kicked it, wisdom. >> oh, my goodness. >> kicking heaters in the pink palace. >> the lanes are open coming in out of germantown. so
>>> if you live in the city, you care. how baltimore is doing this morning. we are going to find out from the mayor today. >>> from the state's first lady to county executive. kendel ehrlich is thinking about t. we'll tell you what she has to say about the possible post this morning. >>> it took just seconds and everything was gone. that's what people are saying this morning after a tornado touches down in mississippi. we'll show you some of the damage and hear from people who live there. those stories straight ahead on this monday morning. happy you had a great weekend. thanks for joining us. i'm megan pringle alongside charlie crowson. >>> a check of the forecast. bad to the north. bad to the south. we're stuck in the middle. but what we're seeing could affect the commute today. >>> we're dealing with a lot of rain, a lot of fog and unfortunate accidents of the i'll have more coming up in a bit but lynette, i'm tired of this weather. one day it's cold, one day it's warm, one day it's snowing, one day it's raining. >> we get some people with the snow, some people with the sunshi
and governor o'malley are hosting baltimore day in annapolis. >> mayor is also delivering her state of the city address this afternoon. with the bad financial forecast on the horizon, now many people are anxious to hear about any possible solutions. >> shari johnson has a preview -- sherrie johnson joins us. >> reporter: the mayor is expected to talk a little bit about averting a $745 million budget shortfall over the next ten years. she mentioned this last week. she basically announced baltimore city is headed for bankruptcy if it doesn't make the necessary reforms to avoid it. this comes from a ten-year financial forecast from mayor blake which was gathered from an outside consulting firm. the report projects a $745 million deficit over the next decade because expenditures are growing faster than revenue, especially in areas of employee health care and pension costs. add on another billion dollar infrastructure deficit over the next decade and that's to maintain roads, bridges and city buildings at levels far short of the current state of repair. it does not include schools and the mayor plan
warren is live, and where the mayor just addressed the city council. pat-- >> reporter: that's right, the mayor offered a broad outline of what thinks the state has to do. mayor blake was greeted by a warm greeting but her state of the state was met with opposition. baltimore could face a shortfall of nearly $2 billion over the next 10 years. the city has had to handle a fiscal crisis, aggravated by a weak economy. a disintegrating economy. >> we must make our government smaller and more efficient. we must invest and break down the bureaucracy to save our taxpayers dollars. >> reporter: mayor blake's plan included reworking the tax structure. >> i will not allow the structural deficit to be balanced solely on the backs of baltimore city residents and employees. not on my watch. private developers will be a part of the long term solution. >> reporter: the report issued last week by public financial government sites employee pension and health care cost. >> baltimore's pension system for civilian workers is the only large system in maryland that do
baltimore's hay mayor announced a change to the budget. >>> first, a baltimore city social worker was beaten in her home, tied up, and her house was set on fire. >> police believe this was all at the hands of a man she dated online. >> reporter: it was a suspicious fire from the beginning. but neighbors couldn't have guessed it was this involved. >> they say it was a house fire. now police say it was a murder. your reaction to that? >> it's crazy. there's a lot of stuff going on in this neighborhood. >> reporter: turns out the suspect, 38-year-old monty carter, is charged with robbery. while it may serve as motive, it's almost an aside. detectives believe carter, who according to charging documents met his victim on an online dating site, had a brief but casual relationship. charter was able to get in the house, beat the 32-year-old city social worker jennifer conyers in the head, before bounding her with electrical cords and speaker wire. police say charter dragged her to the basement and lit her house on fire. >> i don't know what else to call him but an animal behind bars for a
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rawlings- blake preparing to give her state of the city address. this comes amid a bloomy financial outlook for the city, of course after an report from an independent investigator last year said the city could be bankrupt in the next decade. what are we expecting from the mayor today? we have a live preview. >> reporter: baltimore city mayor stephanie rawlings-blake -- [ no audio ] she's expected to talk agent bit about the $745 million-- >> we are losing sherrie johnson as a result of that. some highlights of what is coming out of the speech. we want to touch first on the report that came out last week reporting the decade toward bankruptcy. the possibility of a $745 million shortfall -- [ no audio ] also last week the mayor announced baltimore city is heading for bankruptcy. the report goes on to say another billion dollars in infrastructure deficits over the next decade. roads, bridges, schools, everything going to be a real problem now so once again the mayor will address all of this coming up today from city hall with the state of the city address. >>> maryland's former first lady wan
their power is restored. new york city got off easy, though, with just 11 inches of snow. boston got over 2 feet. portland, maine, set a record of 32 inches. and the city of camden got 40 inches. marlie hall reports. >> reporter: nearly half the roads in camden, connecticut, are still impassable. thomas rossman is clearing over three feet of snow from around his home. >> there are a lot of people around here they haven't touched yet. they can't get out. >> reporter: some believe the town should have been more prepared. >> there is a time that as prepared as you are, mother nature deals your card that you cannot manage. >> reporter: in new britain, dump trucks are clearing snow. they say they won't be finished until the early morning hours. one crew says they'll make about a hundred trips before the job is done. >> i dump a load probably every five to ten minutes. >> there's quite a bit of snow. >> reporter: along the massachusetts coast where the sto snow and storm surges were a lethal combination, people went to check the damage. >> if you want to have this view and be on the ocean like th
the roads were icy at the time of the crash. >>> baltimore police say a city social worker was beaten, tied up, and dragged into her basement before her house was set on fire. >> it's a shocking new development from what was already a suspicious house fire. brian cuber joins us with the latest. brian? >> reporter: police say a city social worker was killed at the hands of a hand she met on an online dating site. monky carter is charged with first degree murder for this unbelievable story. he is accuse of beating the victim up and striking her over the head and tieing her one cables before drag her to the basement and setting the house on fire he then stole her car and used her credit cards to fuel a drug binge. >> he was covered in blood during the questioning. when asked about the murder of miss connors, he declined to comment and requested counsel. >> reporter: he will need. scatter charged with the murder of connors. we'll have more details in this story and how police say they might be looking for an accomplice. >>> we have an update to the breaking news we brought to you first on abc2
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of topics being covered by major stephanie rawlings blake in her annual state of the city address. the mayor says the economy and money issues remain the biggest problem for the city to deal with. >> our city faces serious structural deficits between slow growing revenues and faster growing expenses. without corrective action this shortfall totals nearly $750 million over 9 years. the put that number into perspective it's more than what we spend on police, fire, health and recreation and parks annually. >> wjz will have much more on the state of the city address coming up on eyewitness news at 5:00. >>> 3 days later and people across much of the northeast are still digging out from the historic blizzard. long island got hammered. some places got more than 30 inches of snow. michelle miller reports from smith town. >> this is what a 32 mile stretch of the long island expressway looked like for much of the weekend. car after car buried under the snow. >> there were hundreds of residents literally who were within miles after making their way back to their houses when the snow just swallowed the
mayor stephanie blake wants to take the city in 2013. one topic she's likely to talk about is the city's bleak financial outlook. last week a report came out saying that baltimore could accumulate a $745 million budget deficit over the next decade. if steps aren't taken now, the city could go bankrupt. we'll have complete coverage of the mayor's state of the city at 5:00 and 6:00 this evening. >>> harford county residents are invited to give their thoughts about the county's budget proposal. you can sound off tonight at aberdeen high school beginning at 6:00. anyone who wishes to speak should arrive 30 minutes early. that is to sign in ahead of time. >>> the first lady of maryland wants to be the leading lady in anne arundel county. linda so is here to tell us about linda ehrlich's plans. does she really want to replace john leopold? >> reporter: she sure does. she wasn't expected leopold to resign so her decision to run came last week. she plans to use this week to figure out if she has the support of at least four council members. ehrlich says the mere fact she's a woman sets her apa
after a round of severe weather. a tornado tore through the city of hattiesburg on sunday. more than 60 people areunder and hundreds of homes were damaged in at least three counties. there are reports of damage on the campus of the university of southern mississippi but no injuries. >>> parts of the northeast are working to get things ready for the morning commute following this weekend's blizzard. subways and buses will be pretty much back to normal in new york city today and transportation officials in boston are working to get service back on a regular schedule. most airlines say they are running on close to normal schedules. thousands of homes and businesses are still in the dark mostly in massachusetts. the storm is blamed for at least 15 deaths across the northeast and in canada. canad >>> there is tucker barnes. good morning to you. >> we couldn't wait to get to you. >> talk about a surprise. that could have been awkward. let's go right to the hd radar. we have rain showers moving through. the next couple of hours, we'll have showers move through. the rain will quickly move out.
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in the city of hampton. crews are work to go relieve the headaches the blizzard caused. travel is slowly coming back to life and power is gradually being restored. rhode island's governor credits the early preparation and the cooperation of residents for keeping the storms storms consequences at bay. some people are spending the day cleaning up and digging out, others are enjoying the more than 2 feet of snow that fell in boston with good old fashioned winter time activities like sledding. people are taking advantage of the weather to get outside. a large group gathered with their sleds in a snowball fight broke out in boston common. others are preparing for the week ahead. i'm tori ms. dunnon reporting! we had audio problems on that. let's move on. delays if you were flying anywhere in the northeast and we had a shuttle l bus crash that caused problems here at airport. we had a bus overturn, hit a pole turning overhead wires and that took the power down on the light rail. it was out for most of the day. and that happened at aviation boulevard at terminal road. it is resumed, one way ser
. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." we have breaking news from vatican city. pope benedict xvi says he will resign at the end of the month. the bombshell announcement affects more than 1 billion catholics around the world. >> the 85-year-old pope revealed his decision this morning at a meeting of cardinals in london. mark phillips is in london. mark, good morning. >> good morning, norah and charlie. it is a bombshell. it is extraordinary. how extraordinary is it? a pope hasn't resigned for 600 years. the reasons cited were provided by the pope himself this morning. he issued a statement out of the vatican saying quote, that after having repeatedly examined my conscience before god, i have come to the certainty that my strength due to an advancing age are no longer suited to an adequate ministry. he goes on to say his strength has deteriorated to the point that he has recognized his incapacity to adequately administer the ministry entrusted to him. the pope has been in office for eight years. he turns 86 this april. he is known to have been in frail health. in fact, i
. >> thanks. as she mentioned maybe a few places north of the city, particularly on the southern p.a. border. a trace of ice in the morning if it gets that cold. 36 right now. dewpoint is below freezing, south southeast winds at 356789 the barometer 30.30 and holding steady. 43/18 this morning 44-26. the record 66, 7 below zero back in 1899. southeast winds that will actually warm us up during the day tomorrow. some spots could get to 60 degrees but we'll have morning rain to contend with. why, because of low pressure. blizzard warnings over nebraska and the dakotas tonight. this area of the rain with the warm front headed to our region just might be cold in the morning hours but freezing rain or sleet maybe then we get into the warm sector. temperatures jump up close to 60. so a nice warm flow behind it, behind it breezes. wednesday night another system passing to our south just be cold enough maybe for a rain/snow mix. maybe a little snow here by wednesday night. yeah believe it or not. so for monday, mild air coming in ahead of that front to our north, maybe a little bit of sleet, freezin
coca cola and gm. >>> mayor vincent gray says city leaders should have more control of its finances. the congressional control board disbanded in 2001 and the city's budgets have been balanced ever since. >>> harris teeter will headline a new major development in bethesda. the grocery store will be part of a project which includes 395 apartments and underground parking. at the corner of woodmont and wisconsin avenues. groundbreaking scheduled for april and it is supposed to be ready by spring 2015. always nice to get a new place to shop. >> nice. but adding more people in that area will be more congested. >> reporter: yeah, there is a lot of traffic. >>> okay. coming up, raising an autistic child can really take a toll on your family's finances. the new legislation scheduled for a vote in maryland could improve that. >>> of course your weather first in two minutes. stay with us. ♪[ music ] >>> good morningment welcome back to wusa9. it is 4:44. we had a great weekend here. can't say the same for our friends up the east coast and into new england. >> for those folks who still have
detention. police in los angeles evacuated a lowe's home improvement store in the city tonight... after a caller said they spotted someone resembling wanted fugitive christopher dorner. he's the 33-year-old former officer... wanted in three murders. dorner has been on the run for a week now, and left behind a frightening manifesto ... outlining his potential targets. today the l-a-p-d offering one million dollars... to anyone who can lead them to dorner's capture. officials says the reward is historic for the agency. [b8]lapd manhunt-sotvo the reward money is being pooled from area businesses, unions, and various police and government agencies. authorities have not yet said whether tonight's tip turned out to be legitimate. tonight's grammy awards, come as a sad reminder... of the loss of a music mogul. dozens came together in newark, new jersey today... to pay tribute to whitney houston, one year after her death. the singer was memorialized at her hometown church... where family and friends celebrated her life and musical talents. houston's mother cissy spoke at the service. whitney ho
city and to the beltway. not the best visibility. in maryland 270 on the beltway in college park, silver spring, toll road, all clear. no. these d.c., in the seat pleasant area, there's an abandoned house fire on feel placed just off eastern ave. this is east of 295, a stretch of eastern avenue closed between borrows avenue and foot street. the beltway is open for everyone. back to you. >> it's 37 degrees on this monday. >> america's top dog show kicks off in the big apple today. [ female announcer ] coffee-mate natural bliss. ♪ ♪ made with milk, cream... a touch of sugar... and pure, natural flavors. ♪ ♪ who knew being natural could be so delicious? coffee-mate natural bliss, from nestle. now try new delicious low fat chocolate. krug a $1 million reward is being offered for the former lapd officer suspected of killing three people in california. the mayor of los angeles and elsevier board, citing authorities will not tolerate the reign of terror. christopher dorner was fired from the department in 2008. he vows to kill more police of
of the beltway at lock raven. garrettsville pike at maner road. a traffic light out in the city at howard street at north avenue. speeds slower than usual on the west side of the beltway. 47 is your average now between 795 and 95 on the outer loop. 95 southbound slowing down between the beltway and the tunnel. there's a look at 95 just south of white marsh looking okay in that shot aside from the fog and rain. there's a look at 83 at shawan road, getting busier but not yet congested. >>> we have major breaking news at this hour. actually in the last half hour. pope benedict the 16th is resigning from that post. in a meeting of cardinals the 85-year-old said that because of his advanced age and strength he did not feel he can carry on with the job. he said he will resign on february the 28th. he is the first to resign that office in nearly 600 years. >>> $600 years. >>> out in los angeles a $1 million reward is offered for christopher dorner, the ex-lapd officer . >> for the first time since the murders started in southern california a reward is being offered for the capture of christopher dorner
a gun violence. he will talk about the recent gun violence in that city. a teenager was shot to death last month at a south side park. this happened a week after performing at president obama's inaugural festivities. the first lady attended her funeral on saturday. her mother will attend the speech tomorrow night. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. [video clip] >> having observed a steady improvement in the opportunities and well-being of our citizens i can report to you the state of this union is good. >> once again in keeping with time honored tradition as i come to report on the state of the union. i am pleased to report that america is much improved. there is good reason to believe improvement will continue in the days to come. >> my duty tonight is to report on the state of the union. not the state of our government, but of our american community. and to set forth our responsibilities, in the words of our founders, to form a more perfect union. the state of the union is strong. >> as we gather tonight, our nation is at war. our economy is in recession. and ou
vatican city. thank you for being with us on what i know is a busy morning for you. >> good morning. yes, it's a little hectic, straight away. >> the first question is how much of a surprise was this? clearly the pope was not in great health. he had talked about his willingness to step aside if he felt his health was such that he couldn't perform the duties of pope and yet we hear from our producer in rome, real surprise, almost shock at this. >> well, it is a surprise. although i think people had fair warning because it was a few years ago in a book called "light of the world," a book that i suggest to a lot of people, long interview with the german journalist, peter seawald and the journalist asked the pope if he would resign at any time. he said something interesting, because this was in the midst of a scandal and all that stuff. and he said well, now is certainly not the time. it's not a time to run when you're at great risk or in an emergency period. but he said, i do believe there are times when a pope, if he doesn't have the strength, can and even should resign. so, we did have fa
between our two countries. strasbourg is but the history and future of europe. it is a city that represents what europe is. i am not just defending it because it is in france. europe has other feet in other countries. i defend strasbourg because strasbourg is europe. and if you think it should not be the seat of the european parliament, then doubt undermines everybody's view of europe. thank you very much for having me here in strasbourg at the seat of the european parliament. [applause] >> thank you, mr. president. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> the house to the of session today. no votes are scheduled due to the president said of the union address tomorrow night. later this week, work on a bill that would overturn president obama's executive order giving federal employees across-the- board pay increases. follow the house live here on c- span when members return tomorrow. and the senate is in session today. they gambled in earlier to continue work on the bill authorizing the violence agains
sterling and dulles. southern fairfax rain really picks up south of the beltway here down toward dale city and manassas. moving east. northern charles fort washington. you are going to be dealing with that. scattered light showers here. toward fredericksburg, la plata, prince frederick. 37 in rockville, waldorf and andrews. centerville 37 with 35 in round hill, everybody safely above freezing. outside the it is just a cloudy morning with light showers, feeling like 37. when the humidity is high like this, it just cuts right through you. bringing warmth back to the ohio valley where it is close to 50 in charleston, west virginia. this is going to bring us some cold as i said not just the rockies but eventually toward the weekend. in the meantime we'll get rid of the showers early. a nice day tomorrow, wednesday gets iffy, especially wednesday night. 30s tonight, upper 30s north and west. a mild tuesday 52. wednesday 45 with rain developing. potentially changes to snow wednesday night depending the on the exact track of that storm system. by saturday though, colder,. >>> things are looking g
world and especially in a city like this, there are thousands of things that drive us apart. >> politics, ideology, and even religion -- but today, we come together in the spirit of jesus who told us to love one another, treat others as we would want to be treated, and to love god with all our heart, soul, and strength. it would be a better world did we just listened to him. >> as you look around the world, understand your sharing this meal with people from more than 160 countries. all 50 states, presidents, heads of state, leaders of all kinds -- through prayer, we believe god has brought us together for a reason. as you listen, try to figure out what god is saying to you. >> as you heard, this event is hosted by members of the house and senate. i would like to ask all the members of the house and senate to stand at this time. [applause] we are also honored to be joined by two prime ministers, the prime minister of serbia, his excellency, and the prime minister of the democratic republic of congo, his excellency. thank you so much for being here with us. [applause] >> now i would like t
to get one-seventh of whatever he paid in fica, the city, state, federal, any tax on down. they'll get one-seventh of that back. then the system in government could raise tax on whatever issue they pretended to want to pay for, and the people know they don't have to cover the government's inability to pay for it since all they've done is raise the debt or done nothing to put anything down on the deficit. from that standpoint there, it's political fraud by the politicians. i don't know what else to say. have a good day. >> host: all right, mark. a couple tweets for you here. cut it, cut it, cut it is what he has to say on our twitter page. and steve harrison, spending cuts versus tax revenue, it's not necessarily an either/or situation. but more tax revenue has to be on the table. arkansas dell in idaho, excuse me, republican caller. >> caller: yes. i think we need spending cuts. we don't need any or more rev of knews. they keep -- revenues. they keep spending more money the more money we put into it, the more they spend. they don't care, take care of what they already have. >> host: ok
, and by his quiet city leadership of the church in uncertain times. people of all nations have been blessed by the sacrifice to sow the seeds of hope, justice and compassion throughout the world in the name of our lord and savior. again, that from house speaker john boehner. in about an hour we will be taking live to an alliance for health reform briefing on medicare policy and the future of the program for an overview looking at how medicare respond to the beneficiaries are, and what changes could occur once the health colossal implemented in 2014. we will have that live at 12:15 eastern on c-span2. the senate begins its work today at 2 p.m. eastern. they will continue work on the violence against women act which could reauthorize the bill for five years. last week senators agreed to consider six amendments to the bill and they will begin voting on those amendments today at 5:30 p.m. eastern. live coverage right here on c-span2. up next, a look at reconstruction in afghanistan. from this morning's "washington journal." >> host: on monday in a last hour of "washington journal" we take a loo
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